Pharmacology

  • Drug Mechanisms and Actions

    71:130
    Spring Semester, 2014

    Course Director

    Barry Kasson, PhD
    Phone: (319) 335-9954

    Lectures

    1:00-1:50 pm, (1:00-2:20 pm on exam days)
    *2:00-2:50 pm
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    Watzke Aud. 3 BSB

    Note:
    Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    2-224 Bowen Science Building

    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Jan 16 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 16         Kasson     Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 17 Kasson Drug Metabolism and Excretion
    Jan 17 Kasson Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 22 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 24 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 27 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; b-Lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 29 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 31 Koland Antimetabolites and Quinolones
    Jan 31* Koland Antifungal Agents
    Feb 3 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 7 PROGRESS EXAM I
    Feb 14 Usachev     Analgesics I - Opioids
    Feb 17 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Feb 19 F.Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 21 F.Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 21* F.Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
    Feb 24 F.Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Asthma
    Feb 24-Mar 5 Brennan VIDEO LECTURES 
    General Anesthetics I and II, Local Anesthetics
    Feb 26 F.Quelle Renal I
    Feb 28 F.Quelle Renal II
    Mar 3 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Mar 5 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 7 PROGRESS EXAM II
    Mar 10 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 12 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    Mar 14 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 17-21 SPRING BREAK
    Mar 24 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 26 Hohl Clinical Correlations: Autonomics
    Mar 28 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Mar 31 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Apr 2 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Apr 4 Fisher Heart Failure
    Apr 7 Faraci Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Apr 9 Hohl Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 11 PROGRESS EXAM III
    Apr 14 Fisher Drugs Used in Anemias
    Apr 16 Kasson Insulin and Anti-diabetic Agents
    Apr 18 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 21 Kasson Agents that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    Apr 21-30
    F. Quelle VIDEO LECTURES 
    GI Drugs I and II
    Hohl Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
    May 2 PROGRESS EXAM IV